This survey unit provides an historical overview and introduction to key people and events in the history of the Church. It explores issues of significance faced by Christianity throughout the life of the church. Students will explore how the church and individuals have responded in the past and how this has made an impact on the life of the church and Christian expression today.
Unit code: CH8291B
Unit status: Approved (Minor revision)
Unit level: Postgraduate Foundational
Unit discipline: Church History
Proposing College: Eva Burrows CollegeShow when this unit is running
Demonstrate an understanding of key themes and events in the history of the church.
Assess the significance of particular key figures of Christian tradition.
Articulate specific ways in which thinking about God and questions of faith have changed throughout Christian history.
Critically articulate the ways Christian tradition can inform faith in the present.
Distinguish between and critically utilize primary and secondary sources.
12 weeks of teaching weekly
Elizabeth Gillian Muir, A Women’s History of the Christian Church: Two Thousand Years of Female Leadership. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2019. (Set text)
|Type||Description||Word count||Weight (%)|
|Tutorial Paper/Seminar Paper||
1,500 word Tutorial Paper
1,500 word primary source analysis
3,000 word Major Essay
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by Maggie Kappelhoff on 19 Aug, 2021
Unit record last updated: 2021-08-19 14:28:56 +1000